Edition No. 1
Reviewed by Brett Green
Luftwaffe Im Focus
Edition No. 1 is available online from
Luftwaffe Im Focus is a new magazine-style publication that will be
issued three times per year.
Edition No. 1 is presented in portrait A4 format, with a soft cover and
40 pages (plus covers). The paper is heavyweight and glossy. The
publication is laid out attractively and professionally..
As the name quite accurately implies, the subject matter for this new
series of books is the Luftwaffe in WWII. The core of the series is
photographic coverage. Most pages feature two photographs each. This
uncluttered approach means that the photos are quite large, with plenty of
detail visible. Many of the photos have not appeared before, and there is
a good mix of crashed and operational specimens across the whole spectrum
of Luftwaffe aircraft.
The centre section of the book includes eight pages of luxurious colour
wartime images. The colour photos in particular provide a unique insight
into the real appearance of these aircraft.
The first Edition is logically structured, with chapters dedicated to
Fighters, Destroyers, Dive Bombers, Reconnaissance aircraft, Transports
and Gliders, Tails, Emblems, Captured Aircraft Portraits and a
The full text and captions are both provided in German and English.
The captions are quite helpful, with details about units and locations
where that information is available.
Luftwaffe aficionados will be very interested in the photos in
this book, especially the rare colour reproductions.
Whether your interest lies in Luftwaffe fighters, bombers or other
aircraft types, Luftwaffe Im Focus will have something for you!
the review sample.
Luftwaffe Im Focus Edition
No. 1 is
available online from
Eagle Editions at their website
and, for German purchasers, from the
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